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  1. Objective determination and quantification of pain and inflammation associated with digital dermatitis in feedlot cattle

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, Anice D., Orsel, Karin, Cortés, Julián A., Pajor, Edmond A.

  2. Feasibility and reliability of the AWIN welfare assessment protocol for dairy goats in semi-extensive farming conditions

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    | Contributor(s):: Battini, M., Renna, M., Giammarino, M., Battaglini, L., Mattiello, S.

    The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and reliability of the Animal Welfare Indicators (AWIN) protocol for welfare assessment of dairy goats when applied to semi-extensive farming conditions. We recruited 13 farms located in the NW Italian Alps where three assessors individually and...

  3. Connecting farmer mental health with cow health and welfare on dairy farms using robotic milking systems

    | Contributor(s):: King, M. T. M., Matson, R. D., DeVries, T. J.

  4. Farm manager involvement in an equine on-farm welfare assessment: opportunities for education and improvement

    | Contributor(s):: DuBois, C., DeVries, T. J., Haley, D. B., Lawlis, P., Merkies, K.

  5. Aggregating animal welfare indicators: can it be done in a transparent and ethically robust way?

    | Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Corr, S. A., Lund, T. B., Forkman, B.

  6. Animal health and welfare state and technical efficiency of dairy farms: possible synergies

    | Contributor(s):: Tremetsberger, L., Winckler, C., Kantelhardt, J.

  7. Assessing animal welfare at the f arm level: do we care sufficiently about the individual?

    | Contributor(s):: Winckler, C.

  8. Negative attitudes of Danish dairy farmers to their livestock correlates negatively with animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Andreasen, S. N., Sandoe, P., Waiblinger, S., Forkman, B.

  9. The welfare of culled dairy cattle sent to market and its impact on economic return

    | Contributor(s):: Rosen, K., Llonch, P., Langford, F. M.

  10. To dock or not to dock? Faecal soiling measurement in sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Soriano, V. S., Stamm, F. O., Taconeli, C. A., Molento, C. F. M.

  11. Scratch the surface: Histopathology of foot-pad dermatitis in turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)

    | Contributor(s):: Stracke, J., Klotz, D., Wohlsein, P., Dohring, S., Volkmann, N., Kemper, N., Spindler, B.

  12. Effects of carprofen, meloxicam and butorphanol on broiler chickens' performance in mobility tests

    | Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Caplen, G., Parker, R. M. A., Nicol, C. J., Waterman-Pearson, A. E., Weeks, C. A., Murrell, J. C.

  13. Assessing dairy cow welfare at the beginning and end of the indoor period using the Welfare Quality (R) protocol

    | Contributor(s):: de Graaf, S., Ampe, B., Tuyttens, F. A. M.

  14. What can kinematics tell us about the affective states of animals?

    | Contributor(s):: Guesgen, M. J., Bench, C. J.

  15. Sheep farmers' attitudes to farm inspections and the role of sanctions and rewards as motivation to reduce the prevalence of lameness

    | Contributor(s):: Liu, Nlbh, Kaler, J., Ferguson, E., O'Kane, H., Green, L. E.

  16. Assessment of meat-type sheep welfare using animal-based measures

    | Contributor(s):: M'Hamdi, N., Darej, C., Attia, K., Guesmi, H., Znaidi, I. E. A., Bouraoui, R., M'Hamdi, H., Marzouki, L., Ayadi, M.

  17. Impact of paper bedding on lying behaviour and welfare in lactating dairy cows

    | Contributor(s):: Sobte, Helena F. M., Buijs, Stephanie

  18. Development and Validation of Broiler Welfare Assessment Methods for Research and On-farm Audits

    | Contributor(s):: Meyer, Meaghan M., Johnson, Anna K., Bobeck, Elizabeth A.

    Required auditing of on-farm broiler welfare in the United States has increased; however, a lack of validated tools exists for assessment of enrichment. National Chicken Council (NCC) guidelines were used on a subset of 300 Ross 308 broilers out of 1200 to validate and adapt welfare measures....

  19. Lameness in Sheltered Cows and Its Association with Cow and Shelter Attributes

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    | Contributor(s):: Arvind Sharma, Clive J. C. Phillips

    The sheltering of old, unproductive and abandoned cows in traditional cow shelters, known as gaushalas, has been practiced in India since ancient times. Cows are kept in these shelters until they die of natural causes. The welfare of the cows in these shelters was assessed through a...

  20. Effects of environmental enrichment on activity and lameness in commercial broiler production

    | Contributor(s):: Vasdal, Guro, Vas, Judit, Newberry, Ruth C., Moe, Randi Oppermann

    The aim of this pilot study was to investigate the effects of commercially applied environmental enrichments on behavior and lameness in broilers. Two consecutive flocks of broilers were observed at 16 days and 30 days of age to investigate differences between enriched (peat, bales of lucerne...